USB-C Gigabit + Power Adapter (C6-NETUSBC)

The USB-C Gigabit + Power Adapter connects a USB-C iPad Pro or USB-C iPad Air to ethernet and to power.   It is ideal for use in iPad-based point of sale systems, kiosks or other 24/7 use cases where the iPad requires a dependable wired connection to a network and to power.

When connected to a USB-C iPad the Adapter is instantly recognized as a network connection.  This network connection can be configured using the Settings app.

Standard USB-C cables are used to connect the Adapter to the charger and to the USB-C iPad.

Price: $69
UPC #: 013964221725
Warranty: 1 year



Q: How do I configure the network connection?
A: Use the Settings app on your iPad. Once the Adapter is connected to an iPad or iPhone, “Ethernet” will appear in the Settings app in between WiFi and Bluetooth. Both DHCP and Static IP addresses are supported.

Q: Can I use this Adapter with other computer or tablets?
A:  The USB-C Gigabit + Power Adapter has been designed for use with a USB-C iPad.  Since it uses industry standard networking and charging interfaces it may support other devices (i.e. MacBook,  Surface or Android tablet) when used with a suitable USB Power Delivery compliant USB-C Charger.  We do not test with these other platforms and are not able to offer support regarding use of these other platforms.

Q: What is the maximum bandwidth of the ethernet connection?
A: The Gigabit + Power Adapter is a USB 3 to Ethernet Adapter.  It provides bandwidth up to 225 Mbps when used with a USB-C iPad.

Q: Can I share an iPad’s cellular data connection over the ethernet connection?
A: Not currently. Perhaps a future version of iOS will support this.

Q: Does the USB-C Gigabit + Power Adapter have a unique MAC address?
A: Yes. Each Adapter is programmed with a unique MAC address during the manufacturing process.

Q: Can I use any USB-C charger?
A:  We assume that you will use the USB-C charger that came with the iPad.   If for some reason you choose to use a different USB-C charger, the charger must comply with the USB Power Delivery specification and must provide sufficient power for the iPad.

Q: The Adapter has two USB-C ports.  Does is matter how they are used?
A:  Yes.  As shown on the label on the bottom of the Adapter, one USB-C port must only be used to connect to the iPad and the other USB-C port must only be used to connect to a USB-C charger.

Q: Can the Adapter operate without a USB-C Charger?
A: Yes.  In this case the Adapter will  draw power from the iPad in order to operate.

Q: Can I connect the Adapter to any Ethernet hub or switch?
A: The Adapter supports a 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet connection. It is compatible with all ethernet hubs and switches. Or you may connect the Adapter directly to an ethernet port on a cable modem, PC or another ethernet device.

Q: Does the Adapter have LEDs to display network status?
A: Yes. There is a power LED as well as LEDs to display network link status and network activity.

Q: What version of iOS is required?
A: iOS 12.0.x or later.

Q: What is the size of the Gigabit + Power Adapter?
A: The Adapter is 3.2″ x 1.7″ x .95″.